Joseph Ganem

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Joseph W. Ganem, Ph.D. is a professor of physics at Loyola University Maryland and an award-winning writer on science, education, and consumer issues.

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Recent Invited Talks

  • Seeing the Light: A brief history of our understanding of light leading to the invention of the laser, (Roland Park Women's Club, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 17, 2016)
  • Synthesis and optical properties of rare earth-doped low-phonon energy materials, (World Congress of Smart Materials, Busan, Republic of Korea, March 24, 2015)
  • How crystals amplify light to make lasers, (Society of Physics Students Induction, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, May 9, 2014)
  • Use of Low-Phonon Energy Crystalline Hosts for Rare Earth-Doped Mid-infrared Lasers and Phosphors, (Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth, Cancun, Mexico, June 11, 2013)